Secretary of State, Kim Wyman
From Our Corner Blog Posts
  • John Hughes (left) interviews former State Auditor Bob Graham at home in March. (Photo courtesy of Laura Mott.)   Robert V. Graham, elected seven times as Washington state auditor, died at his Olympia home on April 16, four days past his 93rd birthday. John Hughes, chief historian for the Secretary of State’s Legacy Project, completed […]
  • Rain or shine, the Capitol Campus is a great place to visit this time of the spring, thanks to the colorful outburst of flowers and tree blossoms. On the east side of the Legislative Building, flowers are starting to appear on the rhododendron bushes. Behind this blooming rhody, you’ll notice that the cherry trees are […]
  • As a lone bagpiper played a mournful “Amazing Grace” at the top of the Capitol steps, state troopers slowly lowered flags to half-staff in honor of those who lost their lives in the Oso landslide tragedy — and the communities and responders who continue to offer care and comfort. Gov. Jay Inslee, joined by Secretary […]
  • (Photos courtesy of Washington State Archives) Motorists using Interstate 90 to cross the Cascades this spring and summer will notice that a unique, classic feature of the freeway east of Snoqualmie Pass is no longer around. After 64 years, the I-90 snowshed next to Keechelus Lake has been removed by a road crew this week. […]
  • Gov. Albert Rosellini at opening of Washington State Library in 1959. (Photos courtesy of Washington State Archives) If you haven’t been to a library in person or visited one online lately, you have good reason to do it soon. National Library Week is April 13-19, the perfect opportunity for you to step inside your local […]